Created: 10th December 2011 | Last Updated: 20th January 2013
Morphoeic BCC are histologically part of the infiltrative group of BCC. Infiltrative lesions have poorly defined edges and tend to extend further in the skin than can be detected by the naked eye.
- Predominantly facial, especially central face
- Slowly expanding
- A yellow-white waxy patch with very ill-defined edges
- Can be depressed
- Surface telangiectasia
- More advanced lesions show ulceration, crusting and fibrosis
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Morphoeic BCC left cheek
Morphoeic BCC right side of face
Morphoeic BCC forehead
Morphoeic BCC lower left cheek
- Refer to the related chapter on Basal cell carcinoma - an overview